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Saratoga Senior Center Calendar

Special Events & Programs

BROOKS BBQ TUESDAY

Tuesday, July 13 • 3 - 6 p.m. 

Sponsored by CDPHP. Chicken Dinner: $14. Rib Dinner: $16. Dinners include Baked Potato, Coleslaw, Roll. Valet Service Pick Up: Skip finding a parking space and getting out of the car. Curbside Day of Sales: Forgot to order your dinner? You can come and get your meal day of. Bulk Orders Delivery (15 or more): We will deliver to your office or place of business! Want to have a Backyard party and not cook?! Order Brooks dinners for your event. Call 518-584-1621 to order.

SPAC IS BACK! PERK FOR SENIOR CENTER MEMBERS ONLY

Limited discounted SPAC tickets are back for Ballet & Orchestra. To place your order, call the Senior Centers front desk from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.: 518-584-1621. Premium seating: $37. Standard seating: $27.Tickets limited to one ticket per show per member. Sitting Together? You must buy tickets together. No refunds or exchanges. All tickets must be picked up at the Saratoga Senior Center. We will notify you when they are in. 

New York City Ballet - NYCB On the Off Stage               

  Short Stories

  Wednesday, July 14 • 7:30 p.m.
  Thursday, July 15 • 7:30 p.m.
  Saturday, July 17 • 2p.m. 

  All Balanchine 

  Thursday, July 15 • 2 p.m.
  Friday, July 16 • 7:30 p.m.
  Satursday, July 17 • 7:30 p.m.

The Philadelphia Orchestra Returns!

   Wednesday, August 11 • 8 p.m.

Coleman, Bach & Brahms 

   Thursday, August 12 • 8 p.m.

Yannick Leads Frank & Mozart

   Friday, August 13 • 8 p.m.

Joshua Bell Returns!

   Saturday, August 14 • 8 p.m. 

NEW! FREE PITNEY MEADOWS POP UP FRESH PANTRY 

Mondays • 11 a.m. until gone

At the Saratoga Senior Center.We are collaborating with Pitney Meadows in their Food Security Access to Farm-Fresh Produce program. They are committed to provide fresh produce donations to food pantries, senior programs, and other programs to feed the community. Sponsored by MVP Healthcare.

FRIDAY BACKYARD BBQ LUNCH!

Fridays •  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pricing depends on Menu. Hot dogs always available for $2. Join Abby & Anna on Friday afternoons for some BBQ and fun! Come hang out with your friends & make the most of summer days! Different fun activity every week. Live Music Schedule: Bonnie Grecco: July 16. Bill Gervasio: July 30. Music without BBQ is covered under the monthly activity fee, Silver sneakers or pay $5 per person. 

LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES IS BACK

Concerts are held in the parking lot of the Spa City Motor Lodge, 413 Broadway unless otherwise indicated. Chairs are provided. This event is free. Donations are appreciated. 

• July 13 • 12 p.m.: Red Canna

Chamber jazz group playing the original compositions and arrangements of pianist/composer Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and a selection of other modern composers.

What's Happening at the Center

NEW! BARBER AT THE CENTER

2nd Monday of the Month • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

$5 haircuts for men. Ryan will be coming to the Center to cut our men members hair. Must call the front desk to make an appointment. 

TAROT CARD READINGS 

Last Thursday of the Month • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

$5 suggested donation. Mary is back! Do you have some unanswered questions about your life? A tarot card reading provides guidance to gain an insight into what the future holds through the use of a special deck of cards. Call to make a 15 minute appointment. 

BREAKFAST & LEARN    

Monday, July 26 • 9 a.m. 

Everything you need to know about advance directives, proxies and wills. Facilitated by Debra Verni of Herzog Law. Breakfast is $3.50 and begins at 9 followed by the presentationa at 9:30 a.m. Choices regarding medical care and financial decisions are within your control. Advance directives, which include power of attorney and health care proxy, are the legal documents, which allow you to designate individuals to make decisions related to your medical care and finances if you become incapacitated. Presentation and Q&A. Please sign up.

WRITING YOUR MEMOIRS 

Thursdays • 10-11 a.m.

Facilitated by Jackie, Skidmore intern at the Center. Write your stories and memories so that you and your loved ones can cherish them for a lifetime. No experience necessary. Jackie will guide you and give you prompts if needed. Please sign up. 

INDEPENDENT LIVING WITH AGING VISION

Wednesday, July 28 • 1 p.m. 

Facilitated by Lisa Jordan of The Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA). An engaging presentation designed for adults to learn about the leading causes of vision loss, early warning signs, eye health, vision rehabilitation therapy and low vision adaptive aids, such as magnifiers, large print and talking items. To reserve your seat, contact the Saratoga Senior Center Front Desk. 

GROWING MICROGREENS

Tuesday, July 27 • 11 a.m. 

Facilitated by Capital Roots and sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield. At the Center under the tent. If you don’t have space for gardening, microgreens are a great option because they can be grown easily on a sunny windowsill. Microgreens are miniature versions of plants and they’re packed with lots of nutrients. Join Capital Roots’ educator to discuss the benefits of eating microgreens, how to grow them, and how to incorporate them into your meals. Please RSVP.

CHIT CHAT & MUSIC GROUP 

Mondays • 1 p.m. at the Center 

Looking for something fun to do? Join our Chit Chat & Music Group. Facilitated by Skidmore Intern, Abby. Join Abby for a fun hour of chit chat, laughs and music! Meet new friends and connect with old ones!

ART SHOW

July 13-23: Barry Finley will have his art displayed in the dining room for you to view. Please stop by and enjoy his unique works. If anyone else wants to show their work, call the Center.

ONE DAY BUS TRIPS A DAY IN VERMONT 

Tuesday, July 20

$55 member price. Non members welcome, please call the front desk. A Unique Vermont Experience! Shop and lunch in Manchester. Head to the Friesians of Majesty horse farm for a tour and show. These horses are stunning. Located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains on a 650-acre full-service breeding and training facility. Leave at 7:45 a.m. 

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